Author Archives: PLIOPLYS AV


Wishing you a wonderful 460-year anniversary day

Today, October 12, is the 460-year anniversary of the first appearance of the Plioplys surname. This day, in 1561, the Virbalis Inventory was signed. In it were eight different Plioplys families listed as free landowners. […]

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Autumn Equinox at the Varnupiai Sacred Mound (Piliakalnis) art installation

Autumn equinox took place on September 22. At my outdoor, large-scale art installation, next to Varnupiai Sacred Mound (Piliakalnis), Lithuania, we celebrated this celestial event. We also officially dedicated my installation. Due to the inclement […]

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Silk NeuroArt Exhibit

The premiere showing of my latest artwork, 14 large-scale silk scarves, was in Virbalis, Lithuania. The YouTube video of the installation can be seen by clicking HERE. Scenes from the opening presentations are HERE. The second-floor space […]

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Lithuanian Art Marathon

“Non-Isolation / Displacement” modeled by Annelly Quiroz, photograph by VeraD Photography. 100% silk scarf, 140 x 140 cm., 2021 The Lithuanian marathon of my art exhibits and presentations starts soon. Here is a listing of […]

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Art marathon starts in Kybartai

This September, I will be having a marathon of art exhibits in Lithuania. The first one is in the Algimantas Kezys Art Gallery which is part of the Kybartai Cultural Center. A selection from six […]

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Varnupiu Sacred Mound (Piliakalnis) Installation

The first stones were placed today in my outdoor, large-scale installation at the base of Varnupių Sacred Mound (piliakalnis), near Marijampolė, Lithuania. The full installation will cover an area a quarter the size of a […]

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Day of Mourning and Hope

June 14, 1941 was the day of horror on which Stalin’s mass deportations started in Lithuania. It is now remembered as the “Day of Mourning and Hope”. Paulo Gomes, a 17-year-old high school student at […]

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Sūduva of the World: Jubilee Exhibition of Artists from Sūduva

Opening of the “Sūduva of the World–a Jubilee Exhibition of Artists from Sūduva” at the Marijampole Cultural Center, Lithuania, May 27, 2021. The video can be seen by clicking HERE. Onutė Surdokienė is the organizer […]

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June 14: Day of Mourning and Hope / further Portuguese translations

June 14 1941, was the day of horror on which Stalin’s mass deportations started in Lithuania. It is now remembered as the Day of Mourning and Hope. Three months ago, I informed you about Paulo […]

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A poetic honor

Two weeks ago, the Lithuanian poetry festival, PoPa 2021 took place at the Lithuanian Museum of Art in Lemont, Illinois. This was organized by Sandra Avižienytė. The accompany book of poetry is “Laumės Juosta” (“Fairy’s […]

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